How to Apply
Primary teachers are vital in helping children build strong foundations and confidence in their learning. UWA is committed to producing graduates of the highest calibre who provide inspired teaching and visionary educational leadership into the future. You can pursue a Master of Teaching (Primary) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with at least one year relevant to one or more learning areas in the primary school curriculum. Studying teaching at UWA enables you to work at schools in Australia and overseas.
You can pursue a Master of Teaching (Primary) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree in any discipline. Studying teaching at UWA enables you to work at schools in Australia and overseas and in centre-based early childhood education and care settings.
Pathways for mature-age students
The Master of Teaching (Primary) is accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRB), formerly known as the Western Australian College of Teaching, or WACOT. Graduates are eligible to register with TRB and this entitles them to be legally employed as a teacher in a Western Australian school.
Graduate Pathways for high school leavers
- BA + MTeach
- BBus + MTeach
- BCom + MTeach
- BEnvDes + MTeach
- BMus + MTeach
- BSc + MTeach
- BPhil (Hons) + MTeach
- ATAR only (subject to meeting prerequisites)
- Any major relevant to one or more learning areas in the primary school curriculum. Speak with the Design and Education Student Office to ensure you have selected an appropriate major/s.
 ATAR required depends on bachelor's degree selected. See TISC for details.
 Bachelor of Philosophy students will take an additional year to complete this pathway.